16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Atlantic City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Wellsboro
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Utica
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
New York City
— Few hours
End: New York City

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal and Times Square. On the 10th (Sat), admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City attractions planning website .

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
The Amish Village has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Amish Village, steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally get curious at Mutter Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia holiday planning tool .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, The Amish Village
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Get in touch with nature at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and The Wetlands Institute. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape May Lighthouse and Atlantic City Boardwalk. Venture out of the city with trips to Wildwood (Wildwood Boardwalk & Wildwood Beach), Cape May City Beaches (in Cape May) and Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House).

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Atlantic City road trip website .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Atlantic City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in August since evenings lows in Atlantic City dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape May, Wildwood, The Wetlands Institute, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo

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nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip builder .

You can drive from Atlantic City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlantic City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 25°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

1
night
Wellsboro

Wellsboro ©
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for gifts at Highland Chocolates, then enjoy breathtaking views from Over Look Tower, and then immerse yourself in nature at Leonard Harrison State Park.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wellsboro route planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Wellsboro in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Wellsboro hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Nature Parks Shopping
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Highland Chocolates ©
Highland Chocolates

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 20th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls itinerary site .

Drive from Wellsboro to Niagara Falls in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Utica

Utica ©
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Utica tour builder app .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Utica in 3.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, daily temperatures in Utica can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Utica

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Herkimer Diamond Mines, Meyda Tiffany Lighting
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Meyda Tiffany Lighting ©
Meyda Tiffany Lighting
Herkimer Diamond Mines ©
Herkimer Diamond Mines

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, then shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Boston trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Utica to Boston. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Utica in August, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Shopping
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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New York City

New York City ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building and then don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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